Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1980 FORD F SERIES (LIGHT)

NHTSA Campaign Number: 80V033000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F SERIES (LIGHT)

Year: 1980

Component:
STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19790901

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19791001

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 13332

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19800411

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19800324

Date Added To File: 19800331

Regulation Part Number:

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE PINCH BOLT AND NUT USED TO ATTACH THE INTERMEDIATE STEERIING SHAFT TO THE STEERING COLUMN WERE OMITTED DURING ASSEMBLY. THIS COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE STEERING SHAFT FROM THE STEERING COLUMN.

Consequence Summary:

Corrective Action:
DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, TIGHTEN EXISTING BOLT-NUT ASSEMBLIES OR INSTALL THEM, IF MISSING.